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Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
April 14, 2018
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
April 13, 2018
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
In his final stronghold, the Khmer Rouge leader is remembered differently.
Patriot, Lucky Spirit, Villain: Pol Pot Remembered
Was Buddha a Feminist?
April 11, 2018
Was Buddha a Feminist?
The first fully ordained Thai female monk in the Theravada tradition caused a controversy that continues 15 years later.
Was Buddha a Feminist?
What Should the World Do With Refugees?
April 05, 2018
What Should the World Do With Refugees?
StoriesAsia speaks to Honey Oberoi Vahali about the psychology of the refugee crisis.
What Should the World Do With Refugees?
The Last Headhunters of Nagaland
April 04, 2018
The Last Headhunters of Nagaland
The Konyaks of India's northeast practiced headhunting into the 1960s. Some of those warriors are still alive today.
The Last Headhunters of Nagaland
Kok Boru and Nowruz in Kyrgyzstan
March 26, 2018
Kok Boru and Nowruz in Kyrgyzstan
The highly anticipated traditions of Nowruz converge with Kyrgyzstan’s most important sport, Kok Boru, to usher in the new year.
Kok Boru and Nowruz in Kyrgyzstan
China’s Forced Labor Problem
March 21, 2018
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
March 19, 2018
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
Over 30,000 temples celebrate the Buddhist holiday each year.
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
March 16, 2018
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
Pressure on the press has increased in Central Asia’s so-called island of democracy.
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
Saving Pakistan's Kalasha Community
March 15, 2018
Saving Pakistan's Kalasha Community
Caught between the Taliban in Afghanistan and the religious right in Pakistan, this ancient culture is in dire straits.
Saving Pakistan's Kalasha Community
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
March 08, 2018
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
The 16 islands that make up the Con Dao archipelago are renowned for their natural beauty, but they also have a dark past.
Con Dao: Vietnam’s Prison Paradise
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
March 07, 2018
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
The 1977 Dunn Report outlined grave human rights abuses in East Timor. Too bad Canberra tried to bury it.
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
Taiwan's Vanishing History
February 22, 2018
Taiwan's Vanishing History
A cemetery’s destruction highlights Taiwan’s systemic lack of cultural preservation.
Taiwan's Vanishing History
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
February 15, 2018
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
Hoping to become football stars, young West Africans are coming to Southeast Asia in droves. Some will never make it home.
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
Indonesia’s Indian Community
February 09, 2018
Indonesia’s Indian Community
Despite a large Tamil community in North Sumatra, Indian-Indonesians still struggle for recognition and opportunities.
Indonesia’s Indian Community
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
February 06, 2018
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
Migrant workers, carrying impossibly heavy loads of vegetables, keep Kolay market functioning.
The Human Forklifts of Kolkata
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